The Oscars are this weekend and in honor of Lincoln being the presumptive favorite to win some of them, this weekend's Open House Tour brings us to the Upper West Side's Lincoln Square. Interestingly enough, it may not have even been named for Abraham Lincoln, as the area was christened Lincoln Square in 1906 by the New York City Board of Alderman, who offered no formal explanation. But it probably was. How many other famous Lincolns were there in 1906? Anyway, check out these open houses, where Daniel Day Lewis is playing the part of an 800-square-foot co-op.Read More
Weekend Open House Tour: Lincoln Square
260 West End Avenue
Open House: Sunday, 1:30-3:30
Size: 2BR, 2BA, 1,365 sq. ft.
Price: $1,395,000 ($2,722 maint.)
The Pitch: "This sunny, spacious, corner, Pre-War apartment is on a high floor and features a large foyer and side-by-side living and formal dining rooms. These rooms, along with the kitchen and master bedroom, have river and park views."
Open House: Sunday, 1:00-2:30
Size: 1BR, 1BA, 650 sq. ft.
Price: $599,000 ($1,725 maint.)
The Pitch: "Captivating south facing views with a beautiful panorama overlooking the Upper West Side, #30K at the Nevada is a sundrenched and spacious home featuring a modern marble tile kitchen with built in office nook, tastefully appointed windowed bathroom, ample closet space, and a well proportioned bedroom."
22 West 66th Street
Open House: Sunday, 12:00-1:30
Size: 3BR, 3BA, 2,241 sq. ft.
Price: $3,595,000 ($4,620 cc/taxes)
The Pitch: "This expansive 7-room home is a luxurious full-floor residence on the 11th floor of the exclusive Europa Condominium. Designed for utmost privacy, your own private elevator landing opens into a spacious full floor 3-Bedroom 3-Bath home with Formal Dining Room and a Library or Den that could easily be converted to a large 4th Bedroom."
315 West 70th Street
Open House: Sunday, 12:00-2:00
Size: 1BR, 1BA, 800 sq. ft.
Price: $609,000 ($1,614 maint.)
The Pitch: "Come see this lovely, spacious 1 Bedroom home with open north city views from the 16th floor. Lots of sky and a peek of the river bring lovely morning and late afternoon light."
17 West 71st Street
Open House: Sunday, 2:00-3:30
Size: 3BR, 2BA
Price: $1,350,000 ($2,337 maint.)
The Pitch: "Located steps off Central Park West and near Lincoln Center, this elegant prewar five room home has a foyer that leads to a gracious living room, a windowed kitchen, three bedrooms (dining converted), two bathrooms (sink being installed), pre-war details, high ceilings (9'6 ) and wood floors."